Toronto Book Awards

The Toronto Book Awards are Canadian literary prizes, which are awarded in the field of fiction or non-fiction book of the City of Toronto since 1974 annually to the author of the best literary work, the Toronto especially emphasized.

Each of the authors, which is guided on the shortlist, will receive a prize of 1,000 Canadian dollars, the winner finally gets the balance of the total price of 15,000 dollars. In the past, there was Community winner. 1987 was the first year in the history of the literary prize, awarded to the individual prices.

Award winners

  • 2005 - David Bezmozgis, Natasha and Other Stories
  • 2006 - Dionne Brand, What We All Long For
  • 2007 - Michael Redhill, Consolation
  • 2008 - Glen Downie, Loyalty Management
  • 2009 - Austin Clarke, More
  • 2010 - Mark Sinnett, The Carnivore
  • 2011 - Rabindranath Maharaj, The Amazing Absorbing Boy
  • 2012 - Andrew J. Borkowski, Copernicus Avenue
  • 2013 - Kamal Al- Solaylee, Intolerable: A Memoir of Extremes